Blogging from the Highlands of Scotland until I return to the Murcia region of Spain in the Autumn for a month or so
'From fanaticism to barbarism is only one step' - Diderot

Thursday, 7 September 2006

Highlands IT expert and child porn addict gets probation and community service

A computer website designer, based in Kyle of Lochalsh on the west coast of Highland Region, has been convicted of downloading almost 18,000 pornographic images of young children and has been sentenced at Inverness Sheriff Court to a maximum of three years probation and 225 hours of community service (nowhere near children, I hope!) and has been placed on the sex offenders' register for three years.

This part of the world may be beautiful, but it is afflicted with just the same kinds of problems as most other areas, indeed in some ways more so than most (if the suicide statistics in Scotland and the Highlands are a guide). Sigh ...

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